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Determinism in the Hebrew Scriptures: Jeremiah

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“I don’t see how anyone could read the Old Testament and not conclude that Calvinism is right,” was the conclusion of one Calvinist professor, admitted in front of his class. In context, by “Calvinism” he…

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This Week in Arminianism

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The Remonstrance offers the podcast: “Arminius on Imputation.” Micah Joseph Currado, of Yield to God, presents: “God for Toddlers: Let the Little Children Come Unto Me.” Matt O’Reilly promotes “Reading Romans in Context.” Steve Sewell,…

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Determinism in the Hebrew Scriptures: Isaiah

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For consistent Calvinists like John Piper, an inevitable implication of the sovereignty of God — and what it means for God to be God — is a prominent thread easily detected throughout all of their…

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Enabling the Cage-Stage Calvinist

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The “cage stage” refers to new Calvinist converts by or through which the individual becomes rabid with Calvinist dogma to the degree that, unless she or he is “caged,” so to state the matter, the…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Micah Joseph Currado, of Yield to God, blogs: “A.W. Tozer on the Love of God,” “Desert Fathers on Knowing God,” and “Trinity … Love … Theosis.” The Society of Evangelical Arminians offers Ben Witherington’s review…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Remonstrance, by Pilgrim’s Pathway, brings us: “The Doctrine of the Atonement.” Julie Anne, from Spiritual Sounding Board, offers: “New Disturbing Tweet from John Piper.” Dee and Deb, from The Wartburg Watch, present: “What Non-Calvinists Should…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Micah Joseph, of Yield to God, presents: “Determinism (Part One) — Rejected by Early Church Consensus,” and “Determinism (Part Two) — Rejected by Scripture.” Simon Kittle posts: “Lucas on Grace and Freedom.” Steve Sewell, of…

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Calvinism and the Knowledge of God

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In this brief post I intend to engage a thought experiment I had when I suggested that God, in Calvinism, cannot foreknow the future; hence that is why God, in Calvinism, must decree or foreordain…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, calls on Calvinists to Confront the Rhetoric of [Calvinist] Jeff Durbin against Arminians and other non-Calvinists. The Wartburg Watch posts: “Neo-Calvinists in Charge: Are They Creating a Divisive ‘Us vs. Them’…

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In Calvinism, God Is the Problem of Evil

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John Piper argues that, when kings are “in their God-appointed place, with or without Satan’s agency, they are in the sway of God’s sovereign will.”1 He quotes Daniel 2:20-21; 4:17, and Proverbs 21:1, failing to…

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This Week in Arminianism

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  Andrew, from Beyond Calvinism, brings us “Substitution” in the work, Great Words of the Gospel, from the great Henry A. Ironside. Evan Minton, of Cerebral Faith, posts: “Logical Fallacies Series — Part 1: Introduction…

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The Calvinist Conception of God on Trial

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A Calvinist named Jared responds to an Arminian post entitled “The Devious and Duplicitous Mind of the Calvinist God,” and entitles his response “God on Trial,” which I think is quite the misnomer. God is…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Dr. Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, engages Calvinists who insist, “We Are Not Determinists!” and also posts a link to “Philosophical Reflections on Free Will on the The Society of Evangelical Arminians website. Kevin Jackson, of Wesleyan…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Dr. Brian Abasciano presents his “Reply to James White on 1 John 5:1 on the Order of Faith and Regeneration.” Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, presents “The Arminian Affirmation of the Atonement,” teaches us “How…

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Why Calvinists Should Advance Arminius

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Arminianism, as with the overall theology of the early Church fathers, will never die. Calvinism experiences ebb and flow in popularity but Arminianism and other non-Calvinistic theological systems remain constant. I argue, though, that Calvinists…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Dr. Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, challenges the theories of John Piper regarding God, creation and glory in “Grace and Glory,” as well as “Casting Lots to Find God’s Will.” William Birch offers: “Answering Chris…

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That Wonderful (Mind-Controlling) God?

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“You have searched me, LORD, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are…

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